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Priory Mill, Barnsley

Description: Priory Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 333721

OS Grid Reference: SE3719106354
OS Grid Coordinates: 437191, 406354
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5525, -1.4401

Location: A633, Barnsley S71 5PH

Locality: Barnsley
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S71 5PH

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Listing Text

(west side),
Cundy Cross
4/34 Priory Mill
Priory mill. Possibly C13 origin, heavily remodelled or rebuilt in 1635
by Sir William Armyne, with C19 alterations and roof. Squared, deeply-coursed
stone. Welsh slate roof to right, stone slate roof to left. Long rectangular
plan the part to right breaking forward. Two storeys. The elevation to the
road has, to the left part,a wide entrance with deep square lintel on imposts.
Altered double-chamfered openings to the left of this include a 2-light window.
A continuous hoodmould follows the openings. The projecting right part has
various altered double-chamfered openings with continuous hoodmould with spiral
stop at right end. The upper floor is C19. The rear elevation has a round-arched
opening to left and a wide square-headed opening to right, both for water courses
at ground-floor level. Two 2-light double-chamfered windows (one possibly reset)
to 1st floor. Near the centre is the remains of a possible external chimney

Interior: A symmetrical arrangement with a small chamber to each end containing
a wheel pit. In the central chamber are mountings for the machinery.
The mill was powered by water brought by a leat from the River Dearne. A large
stone drain led from the leat to the Monk Bretton Priory (q.v.) where it flushed
the kitchen and reredorter and then returned to the leat.

Rose Graham and R. Gilyard-Beer, Monk Bretton Priory, Yorkshire,
D. of E. Official Handbook, 1966.

Listing NGR: SE3719106354

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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